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PHAKE OR PHAKIAL,

I regret that I can give no specimens of this Tai dialect It is spoken by about
625 people who live north of Naga, at the west end of the South Brahmaputra portion
of the Lakhimpur District, on the Sibsagar border.

All that I know about this tribe will be found in the General Introduction to the
Group, on p. 64, ante.

STANDARD LISTS OF WORDS AND SENTENCES IN THE TAI
LANGUAGES OF ASSAM.

The following lists are transliterated from qopies in the Ternacnlar character received
from Sibsagar and Laldiimpur. They are not always consistent, but I have not thought
it right to alter them.